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45656 Sigma-Aldrich

Rotenone

PESTANAL®, analytical standard

  • CAS Number 83-79-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C23H22O6

  • Molecular Weight 394.42

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 6773081

  •  EC Number 201-501-9

  •  MDL number MFCD09025614

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329756870

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   JUVIOZPCNVVQFO-HBGVWJBISA-N
product line   PESTANAL®
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
bp   210-220 °C/0.5 mmHg(lit.)
mp   159-164 °C(lit.)
format   neat

Description

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Inhibitor of mitochondrial electron transport at NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase. It is readily absorbed through the exoskeletons of arthropods, but poorly absorbed cutaneously or from the gastrointestinal tract of mammals. Rotenone is used to induce a Parkinson-like syndrome as an experimental model in rats.

Inhibitor of mitochondrial electron transport. Neurotoxic agent that can produce a Parkinson-like condition as an animal model for study of etiology and interventions.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN2811 - class 6.1 - PG 3 - MP - EHS - Toxic solids, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
DJ2800000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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